Women suspected of abortion in El Salvador face jail time

Aired: 12/17/2013 | 0:08:32 | Clip
Since 1997, abortion has been illegal in El Salvador with no exceptions for cases of rape, incest or threat to the mother’s life. Dozens of women have been prosecuted for illegal abortions, in some cases for aggravated homicide. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the consequences of one of the world's most stringent abortion laws.

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